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Re: [clamav-users] clamd exits with libclamav error

From: Nathan Gibbs <nathan_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Oct 10 2011 - 15:00:16 GMT
To: ClamAV users ML <>

On 10/10/2011 4:42 AM, Török Edwin wrote:
> On 2011-10-10 11:25, Alex wrote:
>> Is there a way to have it automatically restarted when something like
>> this happens or be more tolerant of database problems, with
>> notifications of those problems, in the future?

If bug 2727 is any indication, don't bet on it.

> Restarting won't help if the database is corrupted, or is there is some problem parsing the database.

Correct, if you mess up a sig DB on a system, you've messed up the
ClamAV on the system.
And most of the time it doesn't log a thing, it just dies.
Lots of fun. :-)

-- Sincerely, Nathan Gibbs Systems Administrator Christ Media

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